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Charles Staver House, American Judge. Bar: Connecticut 1933. Chairman Manchester Board Education, 1943-1953; Republican Connecticut General Assembly, 1939, state senator, 1947, 49; Republican leader Senate, chairman legislative council, 1949, assistant state's attorney, 1942-1946; legal adviser Governor Lodge,1951-1953; Honorary trustee Manchester Memorial Hospital; Fellow American Bar Foundation; member American, Connecticut bar associations.

Background

House, Charles Staver was born on April 24, 1908 in Manchester, Connecticut, United States. Son of Herbert Bissell and Sophia (Staver) House.

Education

Graduate, Williston Academy, 1926;Bachelor of Arts, Harvard University, 1930;Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1933;Doctor of Laws, Suffolk U., 1975.

Career

Partner, Day, Berry & Howard, Hartford, Connecticut, 1936-1953;judge, Connecticut Superior Court, 1953-1965;associate justice, Connecticut Supreme Court, 1965-1971;chief justice, Connecticut Supreme Court, 1971-1978;state trial referee, Connecticut Supreme Court, 1978-1990;retired, Connecticut Supreme Court, 1990. Vice chairman Connecticut Judicial Council, 1964-1965, chairman, 1965-1971. Chairman Judicial Review Council, 1970-1971.

Vice chairman National Advisory Committee on Criminal Justice Standards and Goals, 1975-1976. Chairman National Conference Chief Justices, 1975-1976.

Achievements

  • Bar: Connecticut 1933.

Membership

Chairman Manchester Board Education, 1943-1953. Republican Connecticut General Assembly, 1939, state senator, 1947, 49. Republican leader Senate, chairman legislative council, 1949, assistant state's attorney, 1942-1946.

Legal adviser Governor Lodge, 1951-1953. Honorary trustee Manchester Memorial Hospital. Fellow American Bar Foundation.

Member American, Connecticut bar associations Lodges: Masons.

Connections

Married Virginia Mabel Brown, August 5, 1938. Children: Carolyn, Arthur, Elizabeth.

father:
Herbert Bissell House

mother:
Sophia (Staver) House

spouse:
Virginia Mabel Brown

child:
Carolyn House

child:
Arthur House

child:
Elizabeth House